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How to Use Picture Books in Math

Greetings, intrepid teachers! Thanks for taking a break from your crazy back to school schedule to do some light reading.  =)  Today, I want to talk about something near and dear to my heart–using picture books to teach math.  There are tons of great picture books that help students understand different math ideas.  This will… Continue reading How to Use Picture Books in Math

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What? Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK?!

Holy moly.  I can’t believe this is the last week of school before Thanksgiving.  That means November is basically over, y’all.  I can’t even handle it.  I’ve been cooking up this post for a while, and I finally feel semi-organized before 9:00pm on a Sunday so I’m here to share some ideas with you today.… Continue reading What? Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK?!

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No More Math…For a Little While

Hello, friends! I’m quite confident that everyone thinks I only talk about math now, which is ironic because anyone who knows me in real life knows I’m a little bit of an idiot about math.  But I love teaching math way more than I ever loved learning it when I was in school myself. There’s… Continue reading No More Math…For a Little While